Monument record MYO3857 - Ridge and Furrow Rawcliffe


Medieval ridge and furrow seen as surviving earthworks and cropmarks on 1936 air photographs


Grid reference Centred SE 5816 5439 (349m by 290m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Civil Parish Rawcliffe, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

NMR Information:

A few fields of medieval ridge and furrow cultivation, some surviving as earthworks, but the majority visible as cropmarks, show up on aerial photographs in Rawcliffe parish. A large area of the parish is taken up with housing estates and a disused airfield. (1-2)

1 Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR MAL/7265 187 17-JUL-1972
2 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 5654/1 (1392/13) 12-JUL-1974

Related object: AF1197974 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 55 SE

Metadata: Insert 1999

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Record last edited

Jun 11 2019 4:48PM


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